Intellectual Property Explained

Tuesday 3 December 2019 2.00pm - 5.00pm

This course is intended to help you understand the wide range of legal issues relating to intellectual property, with a particular focus on copyright law.

By the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:
- What copyright is and how long it lasts
- Who owns the copyright in a work, including devised work.
- How to go about getting the right to use copyright material
- Other IP rights including Design Rights, Moral rights for Writers and Performers, Rights in Performance.
- How trademarking you company’s name or logo can help protect your brand.
- The different ways to get permission to use music on stage.

Target Audience

This is an introductory course but it is also a useful refresher for anyone who deals with intellectual property in their job including producers, senior management and creative contributors.


This will be an informal presentation with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and talk about your own experiences and problems. Course notes are provided.


This course will be covered by Charlotte Jones, Chief Executive of ITC. She trained as a lawyer and has many years’ experience of negotiating contracts and representing ITC and its members to funders, supporters, politicians, the press and media, development agencies and the wider creative and cultural sector.


£75+VAT (£90) for ITC members and £105+VAT (£126) for non-members.


The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG

For more information or to discuss access needs, please call 0207 403 1727 or email us

Bookings are registered on receipt of the course fee. As there is are limited places on our courses places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Outstanding payments may be cancelled in order for others to book and attend. Please find our full booking terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy here.